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The Best of Shirley Thompson Quilting Patterns Book


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Shirley Thompson was a trend setter in the field of quilting patterns. Her books, 'The Finishing Touch' and 'It's Not a Quilt Until It's Quilted', set the standard for all the quilting pattern books that followed. This new compilation of designs is only a small sampling of the wide range of patterns from Shirley's seven books of patterns. From miniatures to continuous lines, Shirley had them all. The larger blocks have been reduced to a standard 8 inch presentation size in the 12 x 9 book format. Some patterns are illustrated for continuous stitching sequences. Enjoy 200 patterns from this legendary designer.


Shirley Thompson started designing quilting designs over 25 years ago and published seven books. Her first titles were for hand quilters, but she was a trendsetter in developing continuous-line patterns to be stitched by hand or machine. Cheryl Barnes is a professional long-arm quilter and in this book she has collected together over 200 patterns selected from Shirley's published designs. The patterns have been digitised so that they are symmetrical and resized to fit... -Popular Patchwork